Dublin Diocesan Appointments 2017

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Dublin Diocesan Appointments 2017









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Parish Priest

BRACKEN John Dundrum Co-PP
BYRNE Peter Balally/Sandyford Co-PP
CONLAN Alex Harold’s Cross Parish Priest
CORRIGAN David, SM Donore Avenue Parish Priest
COSGROVE Canon Martin Rathfarnham/Churchtown/Ballyroan Moderator
COYLE Paul Ballybrack-Killiney/Loughlinstown Co-PP & Assistant in Chancellery P/T
DALY James Skerries Curate
DALZELL Tom Ballybrack/Loughlinstown/Killiney Moderator
DELANEY Denis Retired Retired
DOHERTY Kevin Saggart/Rathcoole/Brittas/Newcastle Co-PP
DOLAN John Office for Religious & Extern Priests Episcopal Vicar for Religious & Delegate for Extern Priests
DURNIN Brian Artane Curate
FARRELL Derek The Naul Grouping Moderator
GAVIN Fintan Chancellor
GEMCHU Sintayehu Iona Rd/Drumcondra Grouping Parish Chaplain (Extended 1 Yr.)
GLENNON Paul Emmanuel Sch. of Mission, The Bronx, New York, 3 Yrs.
GREILER Alois, SM Donore Avenue Curate
HUGHES Martin Sabbatical
HYLAND Richard Finglas Parish Priest
KANE Gerry Booterstown Parish Priest
KEALY Brendan North William Street Administrator
KENNEDY Bernard Enniskerry/Bray Grouping Co-PP
 KIERAN Aidan Castledermot Administrator
KWIKIRIZA Dominic Donaghmede-Ayrfield Grouping Parish Chaplain
LANE Dermot Balally/Sandyford Parish Chaplain
LAWLESS Brian Clogher Road Co-PP
MADDEN Brendan Sabbatical
McCALLION Edwin,SM Coolock Parish Priest
McDERMOTT Kieran Pro Cathedral Administrator
McDONALD Martin, OCD Berkeley Road Parish Priest
McEVOY Frank Maynooth Administrator
McGOWAN Thomas Retired
McGLYNN Fergus Retired
McILRAITH Cormac Sandymount Parish Chaplain
MacLENNAN Danny Rathfarnham/Churchtown/Ballyroan Curate
MUHINDO Ubaldo Donaghmede-Ayrfield Grouping Parish Chaplain
MULLINS Melvyn Skerries Parish Priest
NOONE Martin Yellow Walls Malahide Co-PP
NWAKUNA Hyacinth, CSSp. Rathfarnham/Churchtown/Ballyroan Curate
O’BYRNE Paddy Navan Road Curate
O COCHLAIN Padraig Arklow grouping Moderator
O’CONNELL Con, MSC Killinarden Curate
O’DONNELL Chris Dolphin’s Barn/Rialto Parish Chaplain
O’DRISCOLL Fintan, MSC Killinarden Parish Priest
O’DRISCOLL Paul Parish of the Travelling People Parish Priest
O’REILLY Canon Damian St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park Chaplain
O’REILLY Peter Artane Administrator
O’ROURKE Sr. Louise, pddm Office for Religious & Extern Priests Assistant Vicar

for Religious &

Assistant Delegate to

Extern Priests

O’SHAUGHNESSY Bill Springfield Groupin Curate
O’SULLIVAN Padraic Old Bawn / Bohernabreena Permanent Deacon
OMODUNDI Anthony Kilmore West Parish Chaplain
REBURN Frank Ballymun Road Grouping Co-PP
RIGNEY Liam Athy/Narraghmore/Moone Parish Priest
ROTHERY Colin Pontifical Dicastery for Laity, Family & Life/WMF2018
STANLEY Paddy, SM Coolock Curate
TRACEY Liam, OSM Marley Grange Curate
VINDUSKA Aaron, LC Balally/Sandyford Parish Chaplain
VUKOV Marijan Beaumont Curate


Parish Pastoral Workers

Deirdre Mc Dermott                      appointed to Rathfarnham

Clinton Maher                                 appointed to Finglas West

John Graham                                  appointed to Aughrim Street

Aine Egan                                         appointed to Blessington

Natasha Geoghegan                       appointed to Athy

Margaret Drew                                appointed to Arklow

Kevin Mullaly                                  appointed to Cabra/Cabra West/Phibsboro

Mairin Keegan                                appointed to Blanchardstown

Mary Kirk                                        appointed to Malahide

Gertrude Gill                                  appointed to Hartstown/Huntstown/Blakestown/Mountview

Georgina Jameson                        appointed to Parish of the Travelling People


Hospital Chaplaincies

Father Patrick McGlanaghy, M.S.C. appointed as chaplain to St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown with effect from 4th April 2017.

Canon Damian O’Reilly to be Chaplain, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park with effect from 2nd November 2017.

Ms. Angela Neville-Egan appointed as a member of the Catholic Chaplaincy Team in the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, with effect from Monday, 31st July 2017.

Ms. Eithne O’Reilly appointed as a member of the Catholic Chaplaincy Team in St. James’s Hospital with effect from Monday, 8th May 2017.

Ms. Cathriona O’Mahony appointed as a member of the Catholic Chaplaincy Team in St. James’s Hospital with effect from 28th August 2017.

17th Diocesan Council of Priests

President:                                         Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, D.D.

Chair:                                                 Very Rev. John Gilligan, Moderator

Secretary:                                         Very Rev. Donal Roche, Adm.


Membra Nata

The Most Rev. Eamonn Walsh

The Most Rev. Raymond Field

Very Rev. Msgr. Paul Callan, V.G.

Right Rev. Msgr. Enda Lloyd

Very R ev. Enda Cunningham, Adm.

Very Rev. Liam Ó Cuív, Adm.

Very Rev. Kieran McDermott, Adm.

Very Rev. Fintan Gavin


Deanery Representatives

Bray – To be Confirmed

Blessington   – Very Rev. John Gilligan, Moderator

Blanchardstown  -Very Rev. Kieran Coghlan, Moderator

Cullenswood  – Reverend John Dunphy

Donnybrook  – Very Rev. Liam Belton, Moderator

Dun Laoghaire – Reverend Martin Daly, C.C.

Fingal North -Very Rev. Kevin Bartley, Adm

Fingal South East -Very Rev. Joseph Jones, Moderator

Fingal South West -Very Rev. Declan Blake, Moderator

Howth – Very Rev. Kevin Moore, Moderator

Maynooth – Very Rev. John Hassett, Moderator

North City Centre – Very Rev. Robert Colclough, Adm.

South City Centre  – Very Rev. Pearse Walsh, Adm.

South Dublin  – Reverend Gerard Moore

Tallaght  – Reverend John Kelly

Wicklow   – Very Rev. Donal Roche, Adm.


Religious Priests Elected Representatives

 Reverend John Callanan, S.J.

Reverend Thomas Dalzell, S.M., C.C.

Rev. Kieran O’Mahony, O.S.A.

Very Rev. Bryan Shortall, O.F.M.Cap., P.P.


Personal Nominees

 Reverend Frank Reburn

Reverend Patrick Sweeney


Retired Priests Representative

Reverend Patrick Gleeson


Newly Elected Vicars Forane

Blanchardstown                          Right Rev. Monsignor Eoin Thynne, Adm.

Bray                                                 Very Rev. Francis Herron, Moderator

Cullenswood                                  Very Rev. Paul Tyrrell, Co-P.P.

Fingal North                                  Very Rev. Paul Thornton, Co-P.P.

Fingal South East                       Very Rev. Martin Hogan, Co-P.P.

Fingal South West                       Very Rev. Richard Sheehy, Moderator

South Dublin                                  Very Rev. Philip Bradley, Adm.

Wicklow                                            Very Rev. Derek Doyle, Moderator


2017 Jubilarians

25th Jubilee

Reverend David Brough, Co-P.P. (20th June)

Very Reverend Joseph Whelan, Co-P.P. (4th June)

Reverend Damian McNeice, Team Assistant (14 June)

Reverend Kevin Doherty, C.C. (7th June)

Very Reverend Kevin Bartley, Adm. (7th June)

Reverend Michael Simpson (12th June)

Very Reverend Laurence Behan, Moderator, V.F. (7th June)


40th Jubilee

Very Reverend Eamonn Crosson, Adm. (19th June)

Very Reverend Michael Murphy, Adm. (26th June)

Reverend John Ennis, Adm. (10th June)

Reverend Paul Churchill (12th June)

Very Reverend Eugene Taaffe, P.P., V.F. (19th June)

Reverend Liam Lacey, Co-P.P. (9th June)

Reverend Arthur O’Neill (10th June)

Reverend Denis Quinn, C.C. (14th September)


50th Jubilee

Reverend Thomas O’Shaughnessy, Team Assistant (28th May)

Reverend Brendan Purcell (18th February)

Right Reverend Monsignor Alex Stenson (28th May)

Very Reverend John Wall, Co-P.P. (28th May)

Very Reverend Monsignor Dermot Lane, Co-P.P. (28th May)

Reverend Padraig McCarthy (18th February)

Very Reverend Oliver Crotty, Co-P.P. (28th May)

Reverend Patrick J. O’Byrne, C.C. (28th May)

Very Reverend Michael V. Dempsey (18th June)

Very Reverend John Canon Killeen, P.P. (28th May)

Reverend Eamonn McCarthy, C.C. (28th May)


60th Jubilee

Reverend James Canon Fingleton (26th May)

Venerable Archdeacon Kevin Lyon, C.C. (26th May)

Reverend Liam Hickey (26th May)

Very Reverend J. Anthony Canon Gaughan, P.E. (26th May

Reverend Philip O’Driscoll (26th May)

Reverend Michael Fitzgerald (26th May)

Very Reverend Monsignor Donal O’Doherty, P.E. (26th May)

Very Reverend Monsignor Colm Gallagher, (26th May)

Very Reverend Patrick Mulvey (26th May)

Very Reverend Leo Quinlan (26th May)

Very Reverend John O’Connell, P.E. (26th May)

Reverend Edward Corry (14th July)


70th Jubilee

Very Reverend Erill D. Canon O’Connor (31st May)


Common Fund Management Committee 

Deanery Name
Blanchardstown Cyril Mangan
Blessington Aidan Kieran
Bray Andrew O’Sullivan
Cullenswood John Flaherty
Donnybrook Lorcan O’Brien
Dun Laoghaire Michael Coady
Fingal North Desmond Doyle
Fingal South East John Jones
Fingal South West Patrick Carroll
Howth Gerard Corcoran
North City Centre Kieran Dunne
South City Centre Gerard Deighan
South Dublin Philip Bradley
Tallaght James McPartland
Wicklow Derek Doyle
Retired Priests Representative Alex Stenson
Religious Priests Representative Father Michael Murtagh, C.SS.R.


Father Paul Taylor (Maynooth Deanery)

Chairman, Common Fund Management Committee and Executive Committee

Mr. Declan McSweeney (General Manager/Financial Administrator)

Secretary, Common Fund Management Committee and Executive Committee